Navy dog Judy earned her Dickin Medal after suffering harsh Japanese treatment as the only official canine prisoner of war during World War II. The English Pointer also helped save the crew of gunboat HMS Grasshopper by finding water after the stricken boat was marooned on an Indonesian island in 1942. by sonia
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sonia Navy dog Judy earned her Dickin Medal after suffering harsh Japanese treatment as the only official canine prisoner of war during World War II. The English Pointer also helped save the crew of gunboat HMS Grasshopper by finding water after the stricken boat was marooned on an Indonesian island in 1942.
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Judy Garland visits a soldier during World War II. (1942) by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Judy Garland visits a soldier during World War II. (1942)
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Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is reunited with his family after being taken prisoner during the Vietnam war. by hnsvill
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hnsvill Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is reunited with his family after being taken prisoner during the Vietnam war.
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Prisoner of war by maxine
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maxine Prisoner of war
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In Canada, there were ten internment Camps in total. They consisted of three road camps, two prisoner of war camps(POW), and five self supporting camps scattered throughout the country during the second World War. Prior to World War II, 22,096 Japanese Canadians lived in British Colombia; three quarters of them were naturalized or native born Canadians. by victoria
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victoria In Canada, there were ten internment Camps in total. They consisted of three road camps, two prisoner of war camps(POW), and five self supporting camps scattered throughout the country during the second World War. Prior to World War II, 22,096 Japanese Canadians lived in British Colombia; three quarters of them were naturalized or native born Canadians.
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Hero: Phillip Coon, 94, finally received the Prisoner of War Medal. by maxine
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maxine Hero: Phillip Coon, 94, finally received the Prisoner of War Medal.
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U.S. Army medics with the 4th Battalion 64th Armored Regiment treat an Iraqi prisoner of war suffering from gunshot and shelling wounds on the outskirts of Baghdad April 3, 2003. by roberta
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roberta U.S. Army medics with the 4th Battalion 64th Armored Regiment treat an Iraqi prisoner of war suffering from gunshot and shelling wounds on the outskirts of Baghdad April 3, 2003.
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HMS Hood sank on 24 May 1941 after being hit by several shells fired by the Bismark during the Battle of Denmark Strait, one of the fiercest naval encounters of the war by sandy
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sandy HMS Hood sank on 24 May 1941 after being hit by several shells fired by the Bismark during the Battle of Denmark Strait, one of the fiercest naval encounters of the war
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After shooting down five enemy aircraft Jan. 31, 1943, Col. Jefferson J. Deblanc was forced to bail out of his damaged plane to land off the shores of the Japanese-held Kolombangara Island. After six hours in the water wading to shore, Deblanc was picked up by locals and traded for a sack of rice to another tribe that helped get Deblanc back into the Allies hands. Deblanc received the medal of honor for his actions during the mission. by june
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june After shooting down five enemy aircraft Jan. 31, 1943, Col. Jefferson J. Deblanc was forced to bail out of his damaged plane to land off the shores of the Japanese-held Kolombangara Island. After six hours in the water wading to shore, Deblanc was picked up by locals and traded for a sack of rice to another tribe that helped get Deblanc back into the Allies hands. Deblanc received the medal of honor for his actions during the mission.
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The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney. by lena
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lena The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney.
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horses suffering casualties during conflicts – eight million died in the First World War by antonia
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antonia horses suffering casualties during conflicts – eight million died in the First World War
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Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is one of only eight civilians, and the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor. by sally
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sally Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is one of only eight civilians, and the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor.
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World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - In Focus - The damaged carrier USS Yorktown on her way to port during the battle of Midway june 4, 1942, however she never made it as she was sunk after a torpedo hit from a Japanese submarine. by lena
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lena World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - In Focus - The damaged carrier USS Yorktown on her way to port during the battle of Midway june 4, 1942, however she never made it as she was sunk after a torpedo hit from a Japanese submarine.
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Impressive Americans: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. A feminist, abolitionist, alleged spy, surgeon and only female recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for hardship endured as a prisoner of war! One tough lady! (1832-1919). by sally
sally
sally Impressive Americans: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. A feminist, abolitionist, alleged spy, surgeon and only female recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for hardship endured as a prisoner of war! One tough lady! (1832-1919).
Inspirational women.
Frank Luke Jr. (May 19, 1897–September 29, 1918) was an American fighter ace, ranking second among U.S. Army Air Service pilots after Captain Eddie Rickenbacker in number of aerial victories during World War I (Rickenbacker was credited with 26 victories, while Luke's official score was 18). Frank Luke was the first airman to receive the Medal of Honor.[1] Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, a U.S. Air Force pilot training installation since World War by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges Frank Luke Jr. (May 19, 1897–September 29, 1918) was an American fighter ace, ranking second among U.S. Army Air Service pilots after Captain Eddie Rickenbacker in number of aerial victories during World War I (Rickenbacker was credited with 26 victories, while Luke's official score was 18). Frank Luke was the first airman to receive the Medal of Honor.[1] Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, a U.S. Air Force pilot training installation since World War
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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was the first woman awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, for her work as a surgeon during the Civil War. by JudyEvitts
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JudyEvitts Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was the first woman awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, for her work as a surgeon during the Civil War.
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Revell 1:72 Scale PT-109 Boat Model Kit. An older, classic Revell kit. Complete with boat crew, including a young John F. Kennedy as "the Skipper." JFK was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for saving the lives of his crew after PT-109 was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer. Great movie too!! by angelita
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angelita Revell 1:72 Scale PT-109 Boat Model Kit. An older, classic Revell kit. Complete with boat crew, including a young John F. Kennedy as "the Skipper." JFK was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for saving the lives of his crew after PT-109 was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer. Great movie too!!
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WWI, 1916; Damage to the deck of HMS Chester sustained during the Battle of Jutland.©IWM by chasity
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chasity WWI, 1916; Damage to the deck of HMS Chester sustained during the Battle of Jutland.©IWM
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HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious. by susangir
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susangir HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious.
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Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War. After escaping from slavery, into which she was born, she made 13 missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry, and in the post-war era struggled for women's suffrage by carmen
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carmen Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War. After escaping from slavery, into which she was born, she made 13 missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry, and in the post-war era struggled for women's suffrage
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Douglas SBD 'Dauntless' dive bomber balanced on nose after crash landing on carrier flight deck, June 21, 1943. The naval scout plane and dive bomber was manufactured between 1940 and 1944. It's best remembered for being the bomber that delivered fatal blows to Japanese carriers during the Battle of Midway in 1942 by marcia
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marcia Douglas SBD 'Dauntless' dive bomber balanced on nose after crash landing on carrier flight deck, June 21, 1943. The naval scout plane and dive bomber was manufactured between 1940 and 1944. It's best remembered for being the bomber that delivered fatal blows to Japanese carriers during the Battle of Midway in 1942
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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption...Laura Hillenbrand...Hillenbrand examines the life of Louis Zamperini, an American airman who, after his bomber crashed in the Pacific during World War II, survived 47 days on a life raft only to be captured by Japanese soldiers and subjected to inhuman treatment for the next two years at a series of POW camps. by marcia
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marcia Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption...Laura Hillenbrand...Hillenbrand examines the life of Louis Zamperini, an American airman who, after his bomber crashed in the Pacific during World War II, survived 47 days on a life raft only to be captured by Japanese soldiers and subjected to inhuman treatment for the next two years at a series of POW camps.
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Matt Holliday is helped into the dugout by the athletic trainers after suffering an injury in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies. 6-08-15 by kenya
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kenya Matt Holliday is helped into the dugout by the athletic trainers after suffering an injury in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies. 6-08-15
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Soviet Pe-2 bomber and crew. Soviet pilots preparing for a flight in a Pe-2 bomber during World War II. This bomber was built by the design bureau led by Soviet aviation engineer Vladimir Petlyakov (1891-1942). Photographed in Russia in June 1942. by ruby
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ruby Soviet Pe-2 bomber and crew. Soviet pilots preparing for a flight in a Pe-2 bomber during World War II. This bomber was built by the design bureau led by Soviet aviation engineer Vladimir Petlyakov (1891-1942). Photographed in Russia in June 1942.
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Chaing Kai-Shek (L) and Mao Tse-Tung (R) pose for an official photo in the WWII years when both shared the Japanese as a common enemy. After the defeat of Japan, the two men waged a civil war for control of China. Mao's Red Army pushed Chang's KMT out of mainland China to Taiwan. by nicole
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nicole Chaing Kai-Shek (L) and Mao Tse-Tung (R) pose for an official photo in the WWII years when both shared the Japanese as a common enemy. After the defeat of Japan, the two men waged a civil war for control of China. Mao's Red Army pushed Chang's KMT out of mainland China to Taiwan.
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U.S. soldiers of the 9th Infantry Division relax on the long boat trip back to their base camp after a day trudging through the coconut groves of Kien Hoa province in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War, 1969. (AP Photo/Henri Huet) by marilyn
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marilyn U.S. soldiers of the 9th Infantry Division relax on the long boat trip back to their base camp after a day trudging through the coconut groves of Kien Hoa province in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War, 1969. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)
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Arthur MacArthur was a brave teenaged officer in the Civil War. He earned the Medal of Honor at 18 and was a Lt. Col by the age of 19. Years later his son Douglas MacArthur would also earned the Medal of Honor - making them one of only two Father-Son recipients of the Medal of Honor. by geneva
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geneva Arthur MacArthur was a brave teenaged officer in the Civil War. He earned the Medal of Honor at 18 and was a Lt. Col by the age of 19. Years later his son Douglas MacArthur would also earned the Medal of Honor - making them one of only two Father-Son recipients of the Medal of Honor.
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Brian Keith - joined the United States Marine Corps (1942–1945). He served during World War II as an air gunner (he was a radio-gunner in the rear cockpit of a two-man Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber in a U.S. Marine squadron), and received an Air Medal. by marcia
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marcia Brian Keith - joined the United States Marine Corps (1942–1945). He served during World War II as an air gunner (he was a radio-gunner in the rear cockpit of a two-man Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber in a U.S. Marine squadron), and received an Air Medal.
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The 'Private Lives of the SS in Auschwitz' takes a look at the perpetrators of the crimes committed in Auschwitz from another, little known and sometimes surprising perspective. It contains a section concerning the testimonies of young Polish women who, during the war, were forced to work at the homes of officers and non-commissioned SS officers from the crew of the German Nazi concentration camp. The English edition of the book is being prepared. by wteresa
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wteresa The 'Private Lives of the SS in Auschwitz' takes a look at the perpetrators of the crimes committed in Auschwitz from another, little known and sometimes surprising perspective. It contains a section concerning the testimonies of young Polish women who, during the war, were forced to work at the homes of officers and non-commissioned SS officers from the crew of the German Nazi concentration camp. The English edition of the book is being prepared.
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Soldiers' portraits before, during and after war by rosalyn
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rosalyn Soldiers' portraits before, during and after war
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The Pickup Trucks of War During the Libyan Liberation by christa
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christa The Pickup Trucks of War During the Libyan Liberation
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